Long And Endless Night (poem)

I didn’t know the meaning of delight

Or hear the gentle words my lover shed

Until I kissed the long and endless night

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From day we met our future seemed so bright

I gazed her way and this one truth would spread

I didn’t know the meaning of delight

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Our evenings passed in dreams by candlelight

As passions from our heart soon filled our head

Until I kissed the long and endless night

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And everyday adventure would invite

I’d laugh if someone walked to me and said

I didn’t know the meaning of delight

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The moon was full and we were holding tight

Something was wrong her Joy was marred by dread

Until I kissed the long and endless night

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And with the dawn the sun revealed my plight

I woke to find the life I loved had fled

I didn’t know the meaning of delight

Until I kissed the long and endless night

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cam8510 3 years ago from Columbus, Georgia until the end of November 2016.

Awesome, Martin. And the music is perfect. and the photos.


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btrbell 3 years ago from Mesa, AZ

Very beautiful! As usual! Thank you!


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Faith Reaper 3 years ago from southern USA

Wow, this one is exceptionally great! Excellent imagery, full of passion, just as the music.

Voted up +++ and sharing

God bless. In His Love, Faith Reaper


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Eiddwen 3 years ago from Wales

Brilliant Martin and as always voting up,across and share.

Enjoy your weekend.

Eddy.


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tobusiness 3 years ago from Bedfordshire, U.K

Mhatter, this one is simply delightful!


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DDE 3 years ago from Dubrovnik, Croatia

So incredible with such strong words and expressions thanks for this lovely poem


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Poohgranma 3 years ago from On the edge

Absolute perfection! The poem alone and paired with Santana ...


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thost 3 years ago from Dublin, Ireland

Thank you Martin for this nice poem, "the long and endless night" I like that. Will vote up.


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aviannovice 3 years ago from Stillwater, OK

Martin, you always do such a wonderful job with your material. Awesome and up.


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Amy Becherer 3 years ago from St. Louis, MO

Awesome poem, Mhatter. Conjures up myriad pictures in my head and feelings in my soul.


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Gypsy Rose Lee 3 years ago from Riga, Latvia

Voted up and awesome. Loved this especially the final line. Great pic and video. Passing this on.


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always exploring 3 years ago from Southern Illinois

Awesome, i'm listening to the music..Love it!!!!!


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bravewarrior 3 years ago from Central Florida

Martin, a beautiful poem as usual. Your Santana choice really brings it home!


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ocfireflies 3 years ago from North Carolina

Dear Mhatter99,

Your poem is an inspiration.

Voted up and awesome.'

Kim

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